Doing Right at Birth

The goal of Doing Right at Birth is to ensure that the child welfare reporting of birthing people is evidence-informed, ethical, anti-racist, and meeting (but not exceeding) state legal requirements.

Doing Right at Birth is a self-paced course accessible by logging in to RHEcourse with your learner account. If you would like to register for a free account please fill out this form. You will receive an activation email when your RHEcourse account has been added.

Follow these steps to add the course after logging in”

  • Open “View Dashboard” at the top right corner of the page
  • Navigate to “View Open Courses”
  • Select “Doing Right at Birth”

The course will then show up on your learner dashboard. Once in the course, please click the “Take Pre-Assessment” button below. If you are eligible for the evaluation and complete the pre-assessment you will receive a gift card.

Doing Right at Birth features the following videos:

  • Introduction, Level Setting, and Roadmap
  • Substance Use: Stigma, Treatment, and Recovery
  • What do pregnant women and other birthing people, their families, & communities really need?
  • Discrimination and the History of Family Separation in the US
  • Mandated Reporting: Federal and State Legal Requirements
  • Child Welfare Report and Consequence
  • Strategies for Interrupting the Test & Report Chain